Topic - Gaza

; also referred to as Gaza City) is a Palestinian city in the Gaza Strip, with a population of about 410,000, making it the largest city in the Palestinian territories. - Source: Wikipedia

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    An exchange student from Palestine joined by art students of Thunder Mountain High School presented the Legislature with an origami peacock Monday at the Capitol. The peacock, a symbol of peace in Palestine, took a total of three months to complete and about 150 hours of folding paper.

  • Illustration on three state solution for Israel and Palestine by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

    BOLTON: A 'three-state solution' for Middle East peace

    The collapse of President Obama's efforts to force a "negotiated" settlement between Israel and the Palestinians should prompt a thorough rethinking of his administration's entire Middle East strategy.

  • Israeli soldiers pause during a patrol of an area near the scene of a shooting near the Tarqumiya checkpoint, near the West Bank city of Hebron, Tuesday, April 15, 2014. Police say assailants opened fire on an Israeli vehicle in the West Bank Monday, killing one person and wounding two.(AP Photo/Nasser Shiyoukhi)

    Hamas praises deadly West Bank shooting

    The prime minister of the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip on Tuesday praised a shooting that killed an Israeli and wounded his wife and son as they drove through the West Bank the previous evening en route to a Seder, the traditional Passover meal that starts the weeklong Jewish holiday.

  • FILE - In this Friday, April 4, 2008 file photo, Palestinian athlete Nader Masri, 28, holds the shirt he will be wearing when competing in the 2008 Olympics, at his home in Beit Hanoun, northern Gaza Strip. On Tuesday, April 8, 2014 Israel's high court has upheld a decision by the military to prevent Nader Masri, 34, a Gaza Olympian, from leaving the coastal strip to participate in a marathon in the West Bank. Israel has severely restricted the movement of people and goods in and out of Gaza since the Islamic militant Hamas took control there in 2007. Tuesday's ruling ends hopes of 34-year-old Nader Masri to participate in Friday's marathon in biblical Bethlehem. Israel says only humanitarian hardship cases are allowed to leave Gaza. (AP Photo/Majed Hamdan)

    Israel bars Palestinian Olympian from leaving Gaza

    Israel has barred 30 runners, including an Olympic athlete, from leaving the Gaza Strip to participate in a marathon later this week, highlighting Israel's tight restrictions on travel in and out of the Hamas-ruled territory, Palestinian officials said Tuesday.

  • A trail of smoke from rockets fired by Palestinian militants from Gaza toward Israel is seen above Gaza City on Wednesday, March 12, 2014. The militant group Islamic Jihad in Gaza said it fired 20 rockets toward Israel on Wednesday, in retaliation for an Israeli airstrike that killed three of its members the day before. (AP Photo/Adel Hana)

    Gaza militants fire large rocket barrage at Israel

    Militants in the Gaza Strip fired at least 20 rockets Wednesday into southern Israel, sending civilians rushing into bomb shelters but causing no casualties in the largest barrage in months.

  • Izzedine Al-Qassam Brigades militants carry a mock coffin of Maysara Abu Hamdiyeh in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, April 2, 2013. Abu Hamdiyeh, 64, who was serving a life sentence for his role in a foiled attempt to bomb a busy cafe in Jerusalem in 2002, died Tuesday of cancer in an Israeli jail. (AP Photo/Hatem Moussa)

    Israel, Gaza militants trade fire as cease-fire crumbles

    Israel launched its first airstrike into the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip in nearly four months, and Gaza militants responded in kind, signaling the end of a cease-fire the two sides called in November.

  • Palestinian relatives cry during a funeral of Ibrahim Abu Nasr, 61, and his daughter Amira, 19, in Khan Younis, Gaza Strip, Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012. The father and his daughter were killed in an Israeli air strike yesterday, Palestinian health officials said. (AP Photo/Hatem Omar)

    Gaza crowds surge at Israel border fence; 1 dead

    Israeli troops fired on Gazans surging toward Israel's border fence Friday, killing one person but leaving intact the fragile two-day-old cease-fire between Hamas and the Jewish state.

  • Smoke rises after an Israeli forces strike in Gaza City, Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)

    Israel, Egypt talk Gaza cease-fire as strikes widen

    An Israeli missile flattened a two-story house in a residential neighborhood of Gaza City on Sunday, killing at least 11 civilians, mostly women and children, Palestinian medical officials said, as Israel expanded a military offensive to target homes of wanted militants.

  • Masked Palestinian militants fire their rifles on Aug. 25, 2011, in Gaza City during the funeral of Islamic Jihad militant Ateya Mkat, 22, who was killed the day before in an Israeli air strike. (Associated Press)

    Israeli airstrike kills 2 Gaza militants

    An Israeli airstrike killed two Palestinian militants in the northern Gaza Strip Thursday after a string of rocket attacks toward Israel.

  • Fatah shuns Hamas' call for power-sharing talks

    GAZA CITY — Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh, prime minister of the Palestinian government dismissed by President Mahmoud Abbas, called for power-sharing talks yesterday with Fatah rivals routed from the Gaza Strip.

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